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A Moral Question for the GOP

LAPhil Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 10:18 AM
Has it occurred to Linda that if Obama cared so much about the plight of illegal alien children he had 3 1/2 years to try pushing something like this through Congress (yes, I know the Dream Act didn't pass, but if Obama felt as strongly about it as he did about Obamacare he would have found a way), and that this is strictly a political move to get him enough Latino votes to assure his re-election?
topknot Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 1:51 PM
Obummer's dream act shows you had out of touch he is it would not passes so he makes his own laws how much more of him will America stand.

Many conservatives reject President Obama's recent policy to defer action against illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. But as a conservative who supports the president's decision, I think it's important to seriously engage the arguments both for and against the policy.

First, let me explain what the Obama program does and does not do. It explicitly does not grant legal status to any group, even those who came illegally as infants or children. Those who are eligible for deferred action are given no path to permanent residency or to citizenship. They are not eligible for...